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Former Capital Cities

Can you name the former capital cities of these countries?
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Last updated: March 9, 2020
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Country
Former Capital City
Current Capital City
Germany
Bonn
Berlin
United States
New York
Washington DC
China
Nanjing
Beijing
Russia
St Petersburg
Moscow
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
Brasília
Nigeria
Lagos
Abuja
Japan
Kyoto
Tokyo
Pakistan
Karachi
Islamabad
Cameroon
Douala
Yaoundé
Lithuania
Kaunas
Vilnius
Kazakhstan
Almaty
Nur-Sultan
Cote d’Ivoire
Abidjan
Yamoussoukro
Myanmar
Yangon
Naypyidaw
Philippines
Quezon City
Manila
Sri Lanka
Colombo
Kotte
Burundi
Bujumbura
Gitega
Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Dodoma
Belize
Belize City
Belmopan
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Mar 9, 2020
Vilnius is still the capital of Lithuania.
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Level 59
Mar 9, 2020
Yes, Vilnius is listed as the current capital (see above). It was not so between 1920-1939, when the city was part of Poland.
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Mar 9, 2020
Philadelphia was U.S. capital between New York and Washington.
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Mar 9, 2020
The list is not exhaustive. It is accurate though. Another example: Rawalpindi was Pakistan's capital after Karachi and before Islamabad.